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600 Second Saga is a weekly podcast featuring a single sci-fi or fantasy flash fiction piece.

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English


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S2.25 In Love is Courage

9/20/2017
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In Love is Courage by Stacy Bennett Stacy Bennett grew up on the East Coast always knowing she was the ugly duckling in the flock of engineers she called a family. But never did she imagine she'd end up writing fiction. When she wrote her first full story, she thought she only had one story to tell. She soon realized that the rabbit hole ran much deeper. Now she writes everything from flash fiction to full-length titles in the genres of fantasy, paranormal and science fiction. Who knows...

Duration: 00:08:02


S2.24 In the Ruins of Shambhala

9/13/2017
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In the Ruins of Shambhala by Matthew Rettino Matthew Rettino is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. He resides in Montreal, Quebec, and serves as a managing editor for Scrivener Creative Review. He holds an Master's in English literature from McGill University, where he wrote a thesis on the relationship between world literature and weird fiction. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a...

Duration: 00:07:12


S2.23 Daughter of the Sea

9/6/2017
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Daughter of the Sea by George Nikolopoulos George Nikolopoulos is a speculative fiction writer and poet from Athens, Greece and a member of Codex Writers' Group. His short stories have been published in Galaxy's Edge, Best Vegan SFF 2016, Grievous Angel, and many other magazines and anthologies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. When not writing he is, among other occupations, a father, a husband, a reader, an actor and an engineer. Summer Days, Winter Nights George...

Duration: 00:08:42


S2.22 Morning After

8/30/2017
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Morning After by Kiley Levinson Kiley Levinson is a young writer currently studying Creative and Professional Writing at Bangor University. She was an editor and contributor to Not Quite Airplanes, an anthology of amateur writing available on Amazon and editor of the booklet for the 2017 Bangor Student Media Showcase. She knows too much about grammar and magic systems, and not enough about how to be an adult or talk to people. Current projects include writing about zombies, fictional...

Duration: 00:06:44


S2.21 The Parasite and the Widow

8/23/2017
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The Parasite and the Widow by Jeremy Gottwig Jeremy's recent work has appeared in Nature: Futures, the InterGalactic Medicine Show, and Darkfuse. He lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and young son and is a member of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society Critique Circle. Links: Strange Shuttle@jgottwigFacebook 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on...

Duration: 00:08:44


S2.20 Please Wash Your Hands

8/16/2017
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Please Wash Your Hands by Keith P Graham Keith P. Graham is a Beekeeper, Computer Programmer, Blues Harp Player, and Science Fiction Lover. He has worked for IBM, Verizon, and Lockheed Martin where, among many other things, he wrote a large part of the original EZ-Pass system for automated highways. Keith is the webmaster for one of the largest and oldest Blues Harmonica related sites on the internet: www.jt30.com. He is the author of the ancient Science Fiction site:...

Duration: 00:06:55


S2.19 Petty Gremlins

8/9/2017
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Petty Gremlins by Kurt Pankau Kurt Pankau is a software developer in St. Louis, Missouri. Kurt has a weakness for stories about time-travel. His flash fiction has previously appeared in Daily Science Fiction and been produced for Wisconsin Public Radio. Read more from Kurt on Twitter @KurtPankau. 600 Second Saga Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes Become a Patron! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on Twitter Save Save

Duration: 00:08:08


2.18 Walls of Nigeria

8/2/2017
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Walls of Nigeria by Jeremy Szal Originally published in Nature. Jeremy Szal was born in 1995 in the outback of Australia and was raised by wild dingoes. His science-fiction and fantasy work has appeared in Nature, Abyss & Apex, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Tor.com, The Drabblecast, and has been translated into multiple languages. He is the fiction editor for Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa where he’s worked with authors such as George R. R. Martin, William Gibson, and Joe R. Lansdale....

Duration: 00:08:52


S2.17 Distance

7/26/2017
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Distance by Soar Distance was narrated by Soar Soar is an international poet and storyteller living in Berlin, author of four books on the themes of love, human values, life and positive thinking. Currently a new book and a vinyl are in development, under the project “Poetry-in-Motion”, by ©Soar. The author is a member of the Society of Authors (UK), Poets&Writers (USA) and collaborates with international magazines in Germany, Italy, UK, Romania and the US (Decanto The Poetry Magazine,...

Duration: 00:09:10


S2.16 Basilisk on a Yellow Field

7/19/2017
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Basilisk on a Yellow Field by Jon Cronshaw Jon Cronshaw is a UK-based science fiction and fantasy author. He has published three short story collections, Host, The Gibson Continuum, and Her Name Was Red. His debut novel Wizard of the Wasteland is out now. He has a PhD in the history of art and has seen his writing published in regional and national newspapers across the UK, including the Metro and Guardian. He's an ex-gamer, a guide dog owner, a voracious reader, and a certified...

Duration: 00:07:44


S2.15 State of the Union

7/12/2017
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State of the Union by Michael Haynes Originally published in Space and Time magazine in 2016 Michael Haynes lives in Central Ohio where he helps keep IT systems running for a large corporation during the day and puts his characters through the wringer by night. An ardent short story reader and writer, Michael has had stories appear in periodicals such as Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Daily Science Fiction and his work has also appeared in anthologies such as...

Duration: 00:07:58


S2.14 Siren of the Void

7/5/2017
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Siren of the Void by M L Moos M L Moos writes YA fantasy and is currently working on a magical trilogy featuring three young heroines and an undersea treasure hunt adventure. To learn more, go to her Facebook page. She lives in Washington with her husband, two boys and one country cat with a cougar alter ego. When she's not writing or reading, she's either baking, volunteering at her church or watching Jane Austen movies to make up for the overabundance of testosterone. On the rare...

Duration: 00:09:48


S2.13 Letting Go

6/28/2017
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Letting Go by Alex Shvartsman Letting Go originally appeared in Daily Science Fiction Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 90 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy's Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction and was a two-time finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction (2015 and 2017). He is the editor of the...

Duration: 00:07:56


S2.12 Augmented Past Real

6/21/2017
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Augmented Past Real by Liam Burke Liam Burke is a horror/sci-fi independent author. He is a father of one, and a husband of another. He currently works in the IT industry, studies Bujinkan Budo-Taijitsu, and enjoys several types of LARP. He has several novellas, which are collections of short stories. He will be releasing a longer fairy tale with illustrations in the next coming weeks. Moments Before Moments During Moments After Tom's Adventure Music is provided by MADS. You can...

Duration: 00:08:50


S2.11 Berserk

6/14/2017
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Berserk by Kate Rauner Berserk was published in Jupiter Diving and Other Short Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy by Kate Rauner Kate writes science fiction novels and science-inspired poetry. She’s also a retired engineer and Cold War Warrior (honestly, that's what Congress called them) because she worked in America's nuclear weapons complex. Much to her surprise, she has a second, unpaid career as a volunteer firefighter. She left the beautiful but crowded Front Range of Colorado...

Duration: 00:08:00


S2.10 Space Opera

6/7/2017
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Space Opera by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt First appeared in Splickety. Donald Jacob Uitvlugt lives on neither coast of the United States, but mostly in a haunted memory palace of his own design. His short fiction has appeared in numerous print and online venues, including Cirsova magazine and the Flametree Publishing anthology Science Fiction Stories. He is also releasing a series of self-published stories for Kindle. Donald strives to write what he calls "haiku fiction," stories that are...

Duration: 00:08:50


S2.9 Traveling Man

5/31/2017
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Traveling Man by Eddie D Moore Eddie D. Moore travels extensively for work, and he spends much of that time listening to audio books. The rest of the time is spent dreaming of stories to write and he spends the weekends writing them. His stories have been published by Jouth Webzine, The Flash Fiction Press, Every Day Fiction, Theme of Absence, Devolution Z, and Fantasia Divinity Magazine. Find more on his blog. Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a...

Duration: 00:07:44


S2.8 To the Moon and Beyond

5/24/2017
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To the Moon and Beyond by Fanni Sütő Fanni Sütő is a writer in her mid-twenties. She writes in Hungarian and English; poems, flash fiction and countless unfinished novels. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants. Read more from Fanni on her blog Ink Maps and Macarons or follow her on Instagram and Twitter @Fanni_Pumpkin. Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review...

Duration: 00:08:54


S2.7 Cataclysmic Irony

5/17/2017
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Cataclysmic Irony by Ethan Hedman Ethan Hedman is a speculative fiction writer from Cutler Bay, Florida who spends most of his time trying to lure new, compelling stories out of his imagination. See more from Ethan on Instagram. Music is provided by MADS. You can support 600 Second Saga by giving us a 5-star review on iTunes.

Duration: 00:07:59


S2.6 Toy Maker

5/10/2017
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Toy Maker by Olga Werby Olga Werby, Ed.D., has a Doctorate from U.C. Berkeley with a focus on designing online learning experiences. She has a Master's degree from U.C. Berkeley in Education of Math, Science, and Technology. She has been creating computer-based projects since 1981 with organizations such as NASA (where she worked on the Pioneer Venus project), Addison-Wesley, and the Princeton Review. Olga has a B.A. degree in Mathematics and Astrophysics from Columbia University. She...

Duration: 00:09:37

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